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The art of the Italian Aperitivo with a Cesarina: Learn & Enjoy in Lucca

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US$ 115.34
2 travellers
What to Expect
Cesarine is Italy's first national network of certified home cooks, who strive to safeguard and promote Italy's real culinary heritage. 
• Cultivate relationships with local people: experience a truly Italian welcome in local peoples' home, as you enjoy an evening together like part of the family. 
• Prepare an authentic selection of five nibbles with traditional local ingredients. Delight your palate with some truly delicious tastes of the local cuisine. Whether it's a bruschetta drizzled with fragrant olive oil, freshly grilled market vegetables, or a selection of the area's finest charcuterie and cheeses, it's the best way to taste and understand a whole range of local produce. 
• Live the Italian way of life in a real local home. Whether you're unwinding after a long day, or just getting your night started. 
• Enjoy a selection of wines from regional cellars and typical drinks: our Cesarine offer only wines of the territory.

Sample Menu

• Nibbles to pair with Aperitivo
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Important Information
Departure Point
Lucca, Lucca, Province of Lucca, Tuscany
Departure Time
6:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local taxes
  • Private cooking workshop
  • Tasting session
  • Beverages (water, wines)
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This is an excellent experience and I cannot recommend it highly enough. Marco and Maria are both very friendly and make you feel right at home. The appetizers are not only delicious but seem to be easy enough to try and make at home. The wine was great! We left feeling like we
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Response from Traveler38508779239, Manager at The art of the Italian Aperitivo with a Cesarina: Learn & Enjoy in Lucca
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your kind review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed the Art of the Italian Aperitivo at Marco and Maria's in Lucca - we agree, they're passionate hosts that make you feel right at home. We hope you share the delicious appetizers with your loved ones at home and we look forward to hearing from you next time you're in Italy. Best wishes from Elif and all of us here at Cesarine
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Cesarine
Kelly C
The most amazing day in Italy!
My best friend and I recently took a trip to Tuscany, and one thing that was high on our list a cooking class. We
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Erinn R
Walnut Creek, California
Small group Street food tour in Lucca
This tour was a great experience. Marco is a terrific tour guide. He has a friendly demeanor, great sense of humor
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Erinn R
Walnut Creek, California
The Art of the Italian Apertivo with a Cesarino Learn and Enjoy in Lucca
This is an excellent experience and I cannot recommend it highly enough. Marco and Maria are both very friendly
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Great food, great conversations and a memorable day that just flew by
Originally an Indian, I live in Spain at the moment and chose to spend my Christmas vacation in Florence, Italy.
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Rylie P
Thank You!!
Incredibly thankful for our cesarina, Antonietta, for welcoming us into her home (and her kitchen) to enjoy a
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London, United Kingdom
Fantastic experience - cannot recommend highly enough!
We did the Lucca local market tour and home cooking class with Marco and Maria in September. It was an absolutely
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Brush Creek, Tennessee
A wonderful experience which will be always remembered
What was expected to be a good morning turned out to be a wonderful day in the home of or host with the chance to
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Key Details
  • Lucca Cesarine
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English, Italian
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